Public Interest Scholarship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

Boston University

Number of Awards & Eligibility: The number of awards offered varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Boston University School of Law Public Interest Scholarship program provides a full tuition scholarship for all three years to a number of students who demonstrated their desire to pursue a career in public interest law. Public interest law is a broad field. It includes both domestic and international work; direct service, impact litigation, and policy work; and government and non-profit work. Apart from the Public Interest Scholarship, recipients are granted a $5,000 stipend for their 1L and 2L summers to pursue public interest internships, as well as career guidance and faculty mentoring.

Application requirements for the Public Interest Scholarship Program are:

  • Essay
  • Personal statement
Additional Information: Applicants who wish to be considered for the Public Interest Scholarship must submit an additional essay with their applications for admission. The essay, which should be two pages max, should explain your goals. It should also help the committee understand your commitment to a public interest career.

Award Amount: Amounts vary. Full tuition for up to 3 years plus a $5,000 stipend for L1 and L2.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Submit by the deadline.
Contact: Scholarship Coordinator
Address: 121 Bay State Road Boston, Massachusetts 02215

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